USS Atascosa (AO 66)
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||30 Apr 1942|
|Launched||7 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Nov 1942|
Displacement: 5730 BRT
Acquired by the USN on 12 October 1942
Commands listed for USS Atascosa (AO 66)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Melvin Hughes Bassett, USN||9 Nov 1942||??? (1)|
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Notable events involving Atascosa include:
(The log of USS Atascosa mentions that she only fuelled destroyers on this day but the log of Iowa mentions that she fuelled from the Atascosa).